Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Urological Surgery

Philipp Dahm, Ngoc Bich Le, Susan F. Fesperman

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Urology
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405185943
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010


  • Antibiotic prophylaxis in urological surgery
  • Antimicrobial prophylaxis, periprocedural systemic administration of antimicrobial agent
  • Current best evidence-for use of prophylactic antibiotics for urological procedures
  • Forest plot comparing antibiotic prophylaxis versus no antibiotic prophylaxis for sepsis prevention in patients undergoing TURP
  • GRADE Working Group-clinical questions, comprehensive literature searches for high-quality systematic reviews
  • Information from RevMan-transferred into GRADEPRO, evidence profiles in standard GRADE format
  • Outcome variables, rated as critical, important or not important-and clinical decision making
  • Quality of evidence, high, moderate, low or very low according to GRADE
  • Systematic literature search in PubMed-terms "antibiotic prophylaxis" "antimicrobial prophylaxis," "transurethral resection" and "prostate"

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